Humanitarian Diplomacy. Humanitarian Diplomacy in Action ! Surein Peiris Humanitarian Diplomacy Delegate-Pakistan. How HD relates to Working in the field. OPERATIONS. COMMUNICATIONS. COORDINATION. HD in action- voice for the vulnerable!. High Demand! - Low Supply!.
in Action !
Humanitarian Diplomacy Delegate-Pakistan
High Demand! - Low Supply!
Complex, complicated, sensitive context
Pressure from various angles deprive the Needy
Stand up against social Injustice!
Gender discrimination , Deprivation of Rights based on Gender
in a Male dominated society
This Picture tells
it ALL !
PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV AIDS –
Upholding the Principle of Neutrality ,Independence Impartiality
Disabled, blind, crippled, children, Pregnant
Women , Elders…..People special based on their condition
THEN WHAT ?
Humanitarian Diplomacy comes in to play ….
Short term , speedy action…….as an alternative
Partnerships and Collaboration with otherHumanitarianActors! Meetings with Other actors on the field is Important !
InformationSharing is Vital!
Many Humanitarian Actors –You are Not the only One! UNITED WE STAND ; DIVIDED WE FALL !
It is about Building the IMAGE of the PRCS .
YOU are the face of the PRCS on the Field .
Actions speak louder than Words
First “WALK THE TALK “
Then” TALK THE WALK “
At all times be mindful to Show case the PRCS !
Consistency in the Messages we give to Media.. , Beware of the camera and Mike!
Play it by Ear ...Feel it….Smell it…..Use your head …..Not your Heart …
YOU BE THE JUDGE!
Humanitarian diplomacy is about a change of mind set. It needs to be a part of daily work within all National Societies.RC&RC is to act, and not to remain passive. HD urges action on the part of National Societies and IFRC to measure up to that responsibility.